He was with the Elite bass, so he probably had "punished" the black Fender-P bass on the previous concert. During Knebwoth he did smash the red one at the end of 'Ga Ga' (you can see it on Rare Live) but the bass wasn't deeply damaged - he still used it for 'Friends' and 'Champions'!
John hated Hot Space. Fred's favourite singer was not Paul Rodgers. Roger didn't compose 'Innuendo.' Witness testimonies are often inaccurate. Wales is not in England. 'Bo Rhap' hasn't got 180 voices.